Review: Upland Brewing Co. Campside IPA | Craft Beer & Brewing
Upland Brewing Co. Campside IPA
88 out of 100

Style: Session IPA

ABV: 4.5 IBU: 50

88/100
Aroma: 8
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 13
Mouthfeel: 3

Upland Brewing Co. Campside IPA

What the brewers say

“More than 75 percent of the hops were added after the boil, preserving the distinct fragrance of grapefruit, apricot, and pine as much as possible. With a crisp, but subtle bitterness and a refreshingly light malt character, this is the perfect warm weather beverage for those who think flavor is just as important as refreshment.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Light citrus (orange, lemon, lime) with some tropical fruit (pineapple and guava), slight grassy notes, a bit of earthy dankness, and some bready malt character beneath.”

Flavor: “Light bodied without being thin. Light sweet malt character up front, followed by a grassy hops notes with a hint of lemon, but not a lot of complex hops flavor. A bit off balanced—bitter but not much malt body to go with it. Bitter on the finish, but well balanced.”

Overall: “A good, easy-drinking IPA. Nothing is overwhelming, which—given the simple body—lets the subtle characters come out on the finish. It’s smooth and covers all the bases.”

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